Karen Armstrong
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Pathways to Creation: Exploring Sacred Music in Fes, Morocco
20 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

PopMatters goes to Morocco for the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music to honor and share the world’s great spiritual music traditions. At this 14th annual festival, Derek Beres would hear the indigenous sounds of Vietnam, Tunisia, Norway, Pakistan, Belgium, America, and much more.


The Case for God by Karen Armstrong
27 Aug 2009 // 3:59 PM

Promoted as a rebuttal to modern atheist thinkers, notably Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris, this doesn't feel like a cynical cash-in on a recent publishing phenomenon.

The Jewel of Medina by Sherry Jones
26 Oct 2008 // 4:59 PM

What's precious about this book is its unapologetic reimagining of a marriage that may outrage some, but inspired millions more.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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